Tuesday 24th FebTBC 6.30pm BBC1 Points West
Local news report on current project, a mural for The Talbot Inn in the village of Mells near Frome in Somerset. The work depicts the buildings, landscapes, and characters of Mells and is executed on a distemper ground using pigment bound with casein and is after The Effects of Good and Bad Government by Lorenzetti. Date of broadcast to be confirmed but expected to be Tuesday 24th February.
Sunday 29th Feb 7pm BBC1 Michelangelo Pt 1
Sunday 7th March 7pm BBC1 Michelangelo Pt 2
BBC prime time Arts programme following in the success of Leonardo. Michelangelo and his work are examined in a documentary style, with comment from art historians and in dramatic interpretation using actors. A segment of the Sistine Chapel depicting the creation of Adam, is reproduced in fresco in a church in Leyton in East London by Fleur Kelly and Leo Stevenson. The work is carried out as it was by Michelangelo (including the erecting of wooden scaffolding) and Fleur and Leo demonstrate the techniques and process of painting in boun fresco. Fleur and Leo are also filmed on location at the Sistine Chapel.
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